July 2011: Control Systems

 

“VPP” is the latest electricity-system-of-the-future phrase in the expanding smart-grid lexicon.

Do your customers prefer a traditional or converged approach to their building automation infrastruc


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July 2011
Two different instruments that are often described as “works like radar” can test copper and fiber cabling. For copper, it is a time-domain reflectometer (TDR). READ MORE
July 2011
Wireless radio frequency (RF) lighting controls, popularized for use in higher end residential applications, are emerging as a viable alternative to hardwired controls in com READ MORE
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Within the next decade, building operators and homeowners will more effectively optimize their energy consumption and resources in collaboration with their utilities to meet READ MORE
July 2011
Lighting evolves based on need. Incandescent made way for brighter fluorescent. Fluorescent made room for solid-state lighting (SSL). READ MORE
July 2011
Several of my articles recently have been about low-voltage direct current (DC) powered equipment and telecommunications systems vulnerabilities to power quality phenomena, e READ MORE

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